Security keyboard with integrated smart card terminal

Lasting reliability. Timeless elegance. Intelligent concept. CHERRY KC 1000 SC combines the benefits of a classic CHERRY office keyboard with the security-related requirements of a security keyboard.

  • Smart, wired security keyboard with integrated chip card terminal
  • Secure PIN entry
  • PC/SC smartcard reader
  • Protocols: T=0, T=1, S=8, S=9, S=10
  • CCID compatible
  • Reading/writing ISO 7816 compliant smartcards
  • Flat design, low smart card contacting unit
  • Satisfies requirements defined by FIPS-201
  • German version with DIN/GS compliant layout
  • Driver support for Windows/MacOS-X/Linux
  • One-handed operation of smart card module
  • German version complies with BGI 650 guidance for ergonomics
  • Awarded the 'Blaue Engel' environmental seal

Data sheet

3 years
Smart card reader
  • Type: Mechanical
  • Hardware interface: USB
  • Agency Approvals:
  • Chip-card protocols: T=0, T=1, S=8, S=9, S=10
  • Contact: mechanical swipe reader
  • Software interface: CT-Api, PC/SC
  • Mating cycles: approx. 100,000 operations
  • Compatible chip card types: Reads and writes on all ISO 7816 cards
  • Transmission speed reader <==> card: 420 kBit/s
  • Transmission speed reader <==> system: max. 12 MBit/s
  • Chip card pulse frequency: 4.8 MHz
Packaging unit
  • Number of products in the master package: Product dependant, see table "Models"
  • Number of master packages per pallet: 2
  • Key technology: LPK
  • Service life, standard key: > 10 million key operations
  • Number of Keys: Product dependant, see table "Models"
  • Number of additional keys: 4
  • MTBF > 45,000 hours
Packaging dimensions
approx. 472 x 232 x 55 mm
Dimensions (product)
approx. 458 x 188 x 46 mm
Delivery volume
  • CHERRY KC 1000 SC
  • Operating instructions in hard copy
System requirements
  • USB connection
  • USB
Operating temperature
0 °C to 50 °C
Storage temperature
-20 °C to 65 °C
Cable length
approx. 1.80 m
Total weight (with packaging)
1150 g
Weight (product)
approx. 840 g
Layout (country or language)
Product dependant, see table "Models"
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